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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM

Instructors and Staff

Instructors


Sensei Wayne Centra MOTR/L SWC
Sensei Wayne Centra MOTR/L SWC

Position: Founder of Karate For All

A graduate of Pacific University's Occupational Therapy Program with a Masters in Occupational Therapy. He is a pediatric Occupational Therapist and founder of Karate for All. His experience includes over 35 years of martial arts experience and a 4th degree black belt.  He trained in the art of Shōtōkan Karate and Shitō-Ryū Karate under Fumio Demura, "The Real Mr. Miyagi."  Wayne has been instructing students in Martial arts for 30 years, at colleges, schools and rehabilitation centers. Wayne combines his background in martial arts with his professional discipline of occupational therapy.  Wayne was the Winner of the Innovation Award at the Children's Hospital of Orange County, Gala Awards Banquet.  Wayne Centra has also been recognized nationally by Newsweek Magazine for the Giving Back Award, as well as honored as one of eight hometown heroes.  Wayne met his wife, a pediatric nurse, while he was working at the Children's Hospital of Orange County.  Together, they are blessed with two wonderful children.  

Sensei Brandon, OTS
Sensei Brandon, OTS

Position: Karate For All Private & Group Instructor

Brandon is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a second degree black belt in karate. He has been involved with Karate For All for the past thirteen years.  Currently, he is pursuing his Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy at California State University: Dominguez Hills, with hopes of specializing in pediatrics.

Sensei Jerry
Sensei Jerry

Position: Karate For All Assistant Instructor

Jerry is currently attending college at Cal State Fullerton and is an excellent second degree black belt in karate. He has been involved with Karate For All for the past nine years as a former student and assistant instructor. He finds joy and fulfillment in working with the kids and families here. In his free time, he enjoys being active and playing basketball.

Karissa Nakayama
Karissa Nakayama

Position: KFA Private Instructor

Karissa is currently an undergraduate student at California State University, Long Beach. She was formerly a student here and received her first degree black belt under Sensei Wayne's guidance and mentorship. Being a karate student gives her a unique perspective that allows her to greatly empathize with her current private karate students. She is an aspiring occupational therapist and has had over 5 years of experience with Karate For All.

Katelin Delzeith
Katelin Delzeith

Position: Karate For All Assistant Instructor

 

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Staff


Lili Do
Lili Do

Position: KFA Supervisor

Lili Do attended the University of California, Irvine and graduated with a major in psychology as well as a minor in literary journalism. She has worked as a front desk registrar for a non-profit called Center for Living Peace, and was the training director at KUCI (UC Irvine's proprietary radio station). Lili was also a successful ABA Behavior Interventionist and Consult for Autism Interventions and Resources. She is pursuing Occupational Therapy because she is drawn to how dedicated this line of work is to help people. In her free time, Lili plays beach volleyball, discovering new bands and artists, going to concerts, and traveling and getting lost in new places!

Dima Estwani
Dima Estwani

Position: Volunteer Coordinator

 

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